War hysteria from Indian and Pakistani media is shocking

With everyone trying to prove more patriotic than the other, war hysteria is blossoming on mainstream media of both India and Pakistan. One would be shocked at the stark similarities seen on news networks of both countries. I have seen the attitude of the Indian media outlets in cases like this before and this time I was focused more on criticising responses on the Pakistani … Continue reading War hysteria from Indian and Pakistani media is shocking

Group of Pakistanis are standing against Pulwama attack

If you think disappointing finger-pointing by social media users from both India and Pakistan against each other is the only thing that’s happening in the wake of Pulwama terrorist attack then I have something you might be interested in. A group of Pakistanis have started the #AntiHateChallenge to show solidarity with India. Showing placard with messages such as “I’m a Pakistani and I condemn Pulwama … Continue reading Group of Pakistanis are standing against Pulwama attack

Gulalai Ismail comes home

Rights activist and key activist of Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) Gulalai Ismail has returned home after some 30 hours of detention. She said during the course of her detention she wasn’t allowed to contact her family and her lawyer. Gulalai Ismail was kept in custody even though there was no charge against her. As many as 17 more members of PTM have been detained and … Continue reading Gulalai Ismail comes home

Aasia Bibi is free but a major course correction is in order

Source: NayaDaur | Author: Ailia Zehra   Qari Saleem, a local religious cleric who was the main complainant against Aasia Bibi, lied after taking oath on the Holy Quran, as a result of which the innocent woman languished in jail for eight years for a crime she had not committed. Read full article at NayaDaur Continue reading Aasia Bibi is free but a major course correction is in order

Protest strike against Arman Luni’s killing

Source: Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty | By: Abubakar Siddique and Abdul Hai Kakar Politicians, lawyers, and business-owners went on strike in Pakistan’s southwest province of Balochistan after a regional leader of a Pakistani civil rights group died, allegedly at the hands of police. Many businesses in the provincial capital, Quetta, were closed on February 4, with shops shuttered and padlocked. Read full story at … Continue reading Protest strike against Arman Luni’s killing

Martin Kobler is the new diplomacy rockstar on social media

Meet Martin Kobler, the German Ambassador to Pakistan who is being hailed as the diplomacy social media star in Pakistan. Be it his tweets in Urdu, his video messages to the country or more recently, his bicycle with the traditional truck art which he had custom-made, Mr Kobler is not coming slow.👏 Here it is!! My pakistani bicycle is ready with amazing truck art. Haha, … Continue reading Martin Kobler is the new diplomacy rockstar on social media

Face off: True VS False virgins

Pakistan — one of the most sexually repressed countries in the world and therefore is home to many perverted men — has outdone itself. Our obsession with virgins is not new. I mean it’s one of the several things about us that are mocked throughout the world, right? But this time, we’ve outdone ourselves — to a whole new level. A journalist posted a picture … Continue reading Face off: True VS False virgins